Keshun Liu is a Research Chemist with the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA), Agricultural Research Service. He received a B.S. degree in Horticulture from Anhui Agricultural College, China and Ph.D. degree in Food Science from Michigan State University and did post-doctoral work at University of Georgia. Prior to joining in USDA, he was an employee at Monsanto Co. and University of Missouri-Columbia. His expertise and research interest relate to chemistry, processing, and value-added utilization of soybeans, grains, and other plant-based products. Over the years, he authored or co-authored 145 publications, wrote, edited or co-edited four scientific reference books, including soybeans. For his outstanding achievements in food science and technology, over the years, Keshun has been selected as fellow of AOCS, IFT, IUFoST . He is also a recipient of AOCS Award of Merit, AOCS Protein Division Lifetime Achievement Award, and AOCS Elton Bailey Award.